Choose the creative experience only SONAR offers: advanced technology, effortless workflow, and an inviting interface that amplifies inspiration. Fueled by 30 years in the relentless pursuit of innovation, SONAR is re-inventing the modern recording studio.
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Mostly Positive (47 reviews) - 76% of the 47 user reviews for this software are positive.
Release Date: Apr 29, 2016

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May 18

New Expansions and Rapture Pro Weekend Flash Sale!

Enjoy 20% off New Rapture Expansions!

Expand your creative palette with 2 brand new expansion packs for Rapture Pro & Session! Digital Sound Factory’s B3 Tone Wheel Organ brings iconic organ tones, while SampleTekk’s Classic Grand pack offers 81 variations of the Steinway D Hamburg piano. Enjoy these and our other available packs for 20% off until May 22nd.

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50% off Rapture Pro!

Want to create your own packs or expand the flexibility of Rapture Session? Sound designers can create a signature sound with Rapture Pro's Edit mode - which features extensive layering and mixing capabilities that let you stand out from the crowd. Rapture Pro includes nearly 1,000 new sounds that span all music genres.

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April 28

ProChannel End of April Flash Sale!

Hi Everyone,

In celebration of CA-2A's return to Steam we're running some great deals on our premium Prochannel Modules!

ProChannel Concrete Limiter - 75% Off!

ProChannel S-Type Channel Compressor - 80% Off!

ProChannel S-Type Expander/Gate - 80% Off!

Offer Ends: May 1, 2017 10:00am

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Reviews

“Very efficient, cutting-edge Windows DAW”
8/10 – MusicTechMag

“Although more in line as an advance on X3, this new flavor of SONAR achieves performance and capabilities that parallel any of its competitors.”
Mix

“SONAR remains a winner, very much in the top tier of Windows-compatible DAWs”
4.5/5 – MusicRadar

DAWs on STEAM

SONAR is a Digital Audio Workstation. For more information on DAWs please read the STEAM DAW FAQ.

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Dota 2 Music Pack Template


SONAR now includes a template to help users create their own Dota 2 music packs. Users can find it in their SONAR Tutorials folder. More information on creating packs can be found here!

About This Software

SONAR Professional and Platinum on STEAM are tailored for aspiring musicians, content creators and game sound designers. The program includes features like unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, VST3 support, virtual instruments, effects, editing and mixing tools, step sequencer, Matrix View, and much more.

2017 Season Passes

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=834500302
2017 pass holders enjoy Cakewalk's rolling updates to 12/31/17. After that time you can keep and use SONAR forever. Continued updates will be available via 2018 season passes.

SONAR Core Features:

  • Unlimited Simultaneous I/O
  • Unlimited Audio Tracks
  • Unlimited MIDI Tracks
  • Unlimited Sends/Buses
  • 384kHz Maximum Sample Rate
  • 64-Bit Maximum Bit Depth
  • 64-Bit Internal Mix Engine Resolution
  • VST 2.4 32/64-Bit Support
  • VST3 32/64-Bit Support
  • ARA Support
  • ReWire 32/64-Bit Support
  • Groove Clip Support (follow tempo & Pitch)
  • Windows 7/8/10 support
  • Windows 8/10 Multi-touch support
  • Project Tutorials
  • Mixing and Mastering Templates

Supported Formats:

  • Wave and Broadcast Wave (time stamped)
  • WMA, WAV, W64, ASF
  • AIFF, CAF, SD2, RAW
  • FLAC
  • DSD-DSF, DSD-DFF
  • OGG, RF64
  • MP3
  • WAV RIFF, ACID, Rex, Rex2, Rex64
  • AVI, QT, MPEG video import/export
  • Dithering options on export
  • SMPTE/MTC
  • SoundCloud integration
  • MusicXML Export
  • 32/64-Bit VST3 support
  • 32/64-bit VST2, VSTi and DXi support
  • Bit Bridge (allows 32-bit plug-ins in 64-bit mixing environment)
  • PNG Track Icon support

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 (32- or 64-bit)
    • Processor: 2.6GHz Intel or AMD multi-core processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1280x800 (1920 x 1080+ recommended)
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    • Sound Card: WDM/KS, WASAPI, or MME compatible device
    • Additional Notes: Connection required for downloads, activation, and publishing features.
    Recommended:
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • Sound Card: ASIO compatible
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